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An Early History of Fire

An Early History of Fire, Theatre Row/Acorn Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Theatre Row/Acorn Theatre

410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Important Dates
Apr 05, 2012
Apr 30, 2012
May 26, 2012
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What Is the Story of An Early History of Fire?
Set in a medium-sized Midwestern town in the early 1960s, An Early History of Fire is the story of Danny, a twenty-something who lives in his childhood home with Pop, his German immigrant father. When Danny meets Karen, an affluent college student, at the bus stop, he discovers Catcher in the Rye, marijuana and a passion inside him that he never knew existed. As Danny struggles to discover himself and grapple with the repressed pain of his mother’s death, he pushes against the influence of his idealistic father, who keeps his only son on a tight leash. Ultimately, Danny must choose between a small-town life filled with familiar faces and a new world of unlimited possibilities.